Resources and Links

Articles by Elizabeth Brico

In The Forest: A Children’s Book Review on Addison Reads
How To Recognize PTSD In Others And What To Do on All Things Mom Sydney
PTSD: A Personal Story on All Things Mom Sydney
One Mama’s Experiences Living and Parenting with PTSD (interview) on Artistic Echoes
Interviewing the #UndauntedWoman: Elizabeth Brico (interview) on Brandi Kennedy
Motivating Mom Elizabeth: Parenting With PTSD (interview) on Exploring Domesticity
How A Caress Gave Me Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on Faded Spring
How NOT to Raise a Mean Girl on Follow The Dyers
Can I Be Traumatized Again If I Have PTSD? on HealthyPlace
Does Having PTSD Make You Violent? on HealthyPlace
How Does Sexual Harassment Affect Rape Survivors? on HealthyPlace
How To Appreciate Success, Even When It’s Scary on HealthyPlace
Introduction To Elizabeth Brico on HealthyPlace
Trauma Is Unfair: But You Can Heal Anyway on HealthyPlace
8 Self-Care Techniques To Heal After Abuse on Makeit218
5 Unexpected Side-Effects Of Tattoos When You’re A Mom on
Why Opioid Addicts Have It Better In Blue States on OZY
PTSD Nightmares: A Neural Gateway to Hell on PTSD Wifey
How to Buy Nothing, Get Stuff, and Make Friends on Racked
Four Ways Buddhism Can Help You Lead A Happier Life on Skin & Satori
By shunning medication-assisted therapy, 12-step programs are making the opioid crisis worse on STAT First Opinion
An Essay About Grief By A Girl Who’s Never Been To A Funeral on Stephanie Harris Coaching
How Domestic Violence Kept Me From Coming Out on Survival Is A Talent
The Cost of Addiction Treatment Keeps Poor People Addicted on Talk Poverty
Opioid Addiction and Pregnancy: Why are Doctors Ignoring Best Practices? on The Fix
Why I Don’t Have a Sobriety Date on The Fix
Another Way Prisons Treat Pregnant Women Like Shit on Tonic by Vice
I Have A Pathological Fear Of Being Happy on Tonic by Vice
This Is What It’s Like To Overdose On Heroin Nine Times on Tonic by Vice
I was pregnant while addicted to heroin. Methadone saved my baby’s life. on Vox
They were opioid addicts on their way to recovery. Then the hurricane hit. on Vox
Mothering with Mental Illness on You Are My SON Shine

PTSD Information+Resources

Other PTSD resources + links

National Institute of Mental Health PTSD Information and Resource page-includes links to open case studies happening around the United States
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ PTSD website-includes general information, links for the public, links for professionals, and treatment comparisons for both veterans and the general public
National Child Traumatic Stress Network-extensive resource guide for survivors of childhood abuse
PTSD subreddit-Reddit forum for talking about PTSD with other trauma survivors; my personal favorite PTSD forum
Healthy Place-A website which includes an extensive mental health article library comprised of general descriptive articles, and also highly unique subjects, related to a variety of mental illnesses including PTSD and sociopathy
‘Tuck’ Trauma Resource-This website is devoted to sleep disorders and has a page dedicated to the ways in which trauma and PTSD affect sleep, and ways to help. The overall website includes helpful tips and mattress reviews as well.

Other PTSD/trauma related blogs

http://www.paralleldichotomy.wordpress.comParallel Dichotomy by Sheila O’Donnell Jess by Jess


Survival Is A Talent by August Pfizenmayer


http://www.ptsdwifey.comPTSD Wifey by PTSD Wifey


Maria lives with PPD, learn more on

I, Mommy by Maria

Addiction Information+Resources

Addiction resources
Addiction Resources-Comprehensive website which includes a drug addiction self assessment and rehabilitative resources
National Institute On Drug Abuse-Includes research based information about addiction treatment
Erowid-Website and public forum with a vast library of drug information, including user-submitted true stories
SMART Recovery-An alternative to the 12-step program; includes online classes and national listings
PTSD and Substance Use Disorders-An in-depth examination and explanation of the correlation between PTSD and drug addiction; the host site also offers comprehensive addiction resource and information articles
Addiction Center-comprehensive addiction resource with information and articles on a variety of addiction related issues. Site features include a huge substance library, overviews of a variety of common co-occurring disorders (including PTSD), a 24/hour nationwide treatment line, and (my personal favorite feature) a Community Blog page with a variety of under-discussed topics.


Other Parenting Blogs

Parenting resources on
Worth Writing For by Elizabeth Voyles


Parenting Resources on
Babies to Bookworms
by Vicki

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